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[audio]Obsessive Genius -- Groks Science Show 2005-08-17 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
What does it take to be genius? Barbara Goldsmith joins us to explore the world of Marie Curie in her book Obsessive Genius.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 3,891
[audio]Ocean Burps -- Groks Science Show 2007-02-21 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
A huge potential for our energy needs lies at the bottom of the ocean in the form of methane hydrates. But what happens when the ocean "burps" and large amounts of natural gas are liberated into the atmosphere? On this program, MBARI scientist Charles Paull discusses how these greenhouse gases could be abruptly released.
Keywords: science; methane hydrate; marine geology
Downloads: 4,669
[audio]Ocean Ecosystem -- Groks Science Show 2001-07-18 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
The ocean is a complex ecosystem that is self-sustaining on many levels. In particular, it is able to recycle the waste products that are produced. This program focused on several of these mechanisms.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 634
[audio]Omega Point -- Groks Science Show 2002-04-03 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Modern cosmology has concerned itself primarily with the initial formation and subsequent evolution of the universe to the present day. However, few cosmologists have made predictions of the final end state of the universe. This show featured an interview with Prof. Frank Tipler discussing his theory of the Omega Point collapse of the universe.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 532
[audio]Once More With Feelin' -- Groks Science Show 2014-08-20 - Tom Stewart
This episode we speak with neuroscientist Dr. Sliman Bensmaia. He tells us about his research on touch -- how our hands feel, how our brains process this information, and how this research is being used to design better prostheses.
Keywords: Groks; Groks science show; Sliman Bensmaia; Brain; Prosthetics
Downloads: 1,128
[audio]ONE BBSCON 1993: Dealing With Adult GIF Images Online - Greg Ryan, Shari Steele, Larry Wood, Lee Noga, Jim Maxey
BBSCON 1993 Broadmoor Hotel - Colorado Springs, Colorado Dealing with Adult GIF Images Online Greg Ryan, Exec PC (Moderator) August 27, 1993 - 10:45am, Ballroom A panelled discussion at One BBSCON regarding Adult images on BBSes, the legal considerations, and protection against the heavily varying laws of the country. Includes a question and answer session. The panel for this talk included Greg Ryan of Exec PC, Shari Steele of the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), Larry Wood of Compuserve, L...
Keywords: Conference Proceedings
Downloads: 4,708
[audio]ONE BBSCON 1993: History and Lore of the BBS - Ward Christensen, Nick Anis, Chuck Forsberg
BBSCON 1993 Broadmoor Hotel - Colorado Springs, Colorado History and Lore of the BBS (How it Began - The First BBS) Ward Christensen, CBBS (Moderator) August 27, 1993 - 1:30pm (Ballroom) Ward Christensen (creator of XMODEM and co-creator of the first BBS, CBBS), Chuck Forsberg (creator of YMODEM and ZMODEM) and Nick Anis (Associate of John Dvorak and publisher of many books on technology and other subjects) hold a free-form reminiscence and discussion of old-time technology issues...
Keywords: Conference Proceedings
Downloads: 2,220
[audio]ONE BBSCON 1993: NAPLPS: Universal Graphics for BBSs to the Internet - Dave Hughes - Dave Hughes
BBSCON 1993 Broadmoor Hotel - Colorado Springs, Colorado NAPLPS - Universal Graphics for BBSs to the Internet Dave Hughes, Old Colorado City Communications August 27, 1993 - 1:30pm, Oval Room From the ONE BBSCON Information Packet: NAPLPS- The North American Presentation Level Protocol syntax, is an international standard for the presentation of animated text and graphics in an interactive telecommunications environment on any network, to and from any micro...
Keywords: Conference Proceedings
Downloads: 480
[audio]ONE BBSCON 1994: BBS Success Roundtable III: Creating a Worthwhile Service - Kevin Behrens, Norm Henke, Greg Ryan, Kathy Sussell, Tess Heder, Dan Linton, Andy Keeves
BBSCON 1994 Atlanta Market Center INFOMART, Atlanta, GA BBS Success Roundtable: Creating a Worthwhile Service Kevin Behrens, Norm Henke, Greg Ryan, Kathy Sussell, Tess Heder, Dan Linton, Andy Keeves August 17-21 1994 Question and Answer panel with successful multi-line BBS sysops answering a variety of questions. This is the third in a series of panel discussions at this ONE BBSCON, and the questions are more generalized...
Keywords: Conference Proceedings
Downloads: 336
[audio]ONE BBSCON 1994: Business Aspects of Pay BBSes - Kevin Behrens, Norm Henke, Greg Ryan, Kathy Sussell, Tess Heder, Dan Linton, Andy Keeves
BBSCON 1994 Atlanta Market Center INFOMART, Atlanta, GA BBS Success Roundtable: Business Aspects of Pay BBSs Kevin Behrens, Norm Henke, Greg Ryan, Kathy Sussell, Tess Heder, Dan Linton, Andy Keeves August 17-21 1994 Part of a series of talks at BBSCON called "BBS Success Roundtables", in which Sysops of successful professional Bulletin Boards are presented on a panel to answer questions from the audience...
Keywords: Conference Proceedings
Downloads: 401
[audio]ONE BBSCON 1994: Corporate Applications of BBSs - Scott Brinker - Scott Brinker
BBSCON 1994 Atlanta Market Center INFOMART, Atlanta, GA Corporate Applications of BBSs Scott Brinker August 17-21 1994 Scott Brinker of Galacticomm gives a presentation on the use of BBSes within a corporate environment, and the advantages of an internal BBS as a communication channel. Medium Note: The questions asked by the audience are largely unintelligible on the audio track. Scott Brinker's responses are usually contextual enough to figure out what was asked.
Keywords: Conference Proceedings
Downloads: 353
[audio]ONE BBSCON 1994: Internet 101 - Mark Graham, Alex Hopmann
BBSCON 1994 Atlanta Market Center INFOMART, Atlanta, GA Internet 101 Mark Graham, Alex Hopmann August 17-21 1994 Mark Graham is the President of Pandora Systems and involved with a variety of Internet Projects. Alex Hopman is president of ResNova software. The talk provides an initial, non-technical introduction to The Internet. Medium Notes: A loud buzzing accompanies some portions of the talk.
Keywords: Conference Proceedings
Downloads: 337
[audio]ONE BBSCON 1994: Missiles Into Modems - Bob Davis, Dr. James Carriger, William Curdy
BBSCON 1994 Atlanta Market Center INFOMART, Atlanta, GA Missiles Into Modems Bob Davis, Dr. James Carriger, William Curdy August 17-21 1994 The actual title is "From Missiles to Modems", but is listed everywhere else as "into". The three presenters tell the story of the creation of the "Team Net" BBS, a BBS for the Naval Surface Warfare Center in Port Hueneme, California. Besides the actual history of the Team Net BBS, they also give a general overview of the experience of working with the gover...
Keywords: Conference Proceedings
Downloads: 372
[audio]ONE BBSCON 1994: System Operator Responsibilities - Lance Rose, Pete Kennedy, Mike Godwin
BBSCON 1994 Atlanta Market Center INFOMART, Atlanta, GA BBS Law Talk #4: Responsibilities of System Operators Lance Rose, Pete Kennedy and Mike Godwin August 17-21 1994 Covers the responsibilities and legal issues for a System Operator. Moderated by Lance Rose, Attorney and board member of ONE, Inc., organizers of ONE BBSCON. Two panel members are: Pete Kennedy, Trial Lawyer, Austin, TX. Represented Steve Jackson Games for the seizure of the SJ Games BBS in the case against the Secret Service...
Keywords: Conference Proceedings
Downloads: 361
[audio]ONE BBSCON 1994: TBBS UltraChat: Bob Hartman - Bob Hartman
BBSCON 1994 Atlanta Market Center INFOMART, Atlanta, GA TBBS Ultrachat Bob Hartman, eSoft August 18-21 1994 Bob Hartman, vice president of research and development at eSoft goes over the UltraChat product for TBBS. Ultrachat is a module that allows heavily customized chat offerings for a TBBS system. The session is a relatively short reading of the features of UltraChat by Hartman, followed by many questions from the audience; an excellent demonstration of the kinds of technical questions BBS Sy...
Keywords: Conference Proceedings
Downloads: 448
[audio]ONE BBSCON 1994: TBBS: Future Directions - Phil Becker, Bob Hartman
BBSCON 1994 Atlanta Market Center INFOMART, Atlanta, GA TBBS: Future Directions Phil Becker and Bob Hartman, eSoft August 17-21 1994 Phil Becker and Bob Hartman of eSoft present information about upcoming features and changes to ESoft's flagship product, TBBS. This talk primarily consists of Becker describing features and goals of the upcoming versions of TBBS to an audience of TBBS customers, with the assistance of his head of engineering, Bob Hartman...
Keywords: Conference Proceedings
Downloads: 543
[audio]One Percent Inspiration -- Groks Science Show 2014-04-09 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
The barriers to inventing and tinkering keep falling as computers become more powerful and 3D printing becomes ubiquitous. But does America still have the spirit of innovation? On this episode, Tracy McSheery discusses the opportunities for entrepreneurship, the role of education, and his successful startup.
Keywords: innovation, garage, education, Android, motion capture, 3D printing, computing, gears
Downloads: 1,292
[audio]Online Investing Hacks -- Groks Science Show 2005-04-27 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
The stock market may seem impenetrable to personal investing, but advances in internet trading have vastly simplified many complex transactions. On this program, Bonnie Biafore discussed online investing hacks.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 3,675
[audio]Open Source -- Groks Science Show 2006-03-01 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
The Constitution guarantees five fundamental freedoms, but a free culture requires openness amongst its citizens. On this program, Mitch Kapor discussed the Open Source movement as it pertains to software and other aspects of technology and life.
Keywords: science; open source
Downloads: 6,450
[audio]Optical Telescopes -- Groks Science Show 2007-08-08 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
The invention of the telescope 400 years ago opened a window to the universe that continues to amaze. On this program, Dr. Geoff Andersen discussed the history and invention of the telescope.
Keywords: science; telescope; astronomy
Downloads: 6,612
[audio]Optimal Investing -- Groks Science Show 2006-01-04 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
The efficiency of the stock market is a topic of much debate among economists. Yet, a scientific approach to betting effectively may maximize returns in an imperfect market. On this program, William Poundstone discussed the Kelly Formula for optimal investing.
Keywords: science; markets; Kelly Formula; investing
Downloads: 4,974
[audio]Organic Semiconductors -- Groks Science Show 2002-04-24 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Semiconductors have revolutionized the world as we know it. However, further advances in semiconductor technology will rely on advances in our understanding of material properties. This show examined developments in the field of organic semiconductors.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 284
[audio]Our Inner Ape -- Groks Science Show 2006-03-08 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
The evolution of human behavior is easily highlighted in comparative studies with our nearest relatives, chimpanzees and bonobos. On this program, Prof. Frans de Waal discussed Our Inner Ape.
Keywords: science; apes; monkeys; evolution; simian
Downloads: 5,240
[audio]Overdosed America -- Groks Science Show 2009-04-08 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
The pharmaceutical industry has produced numerous medications for a wide range of ailments. However, not all of these medications may be the safest, cheapest, or most efficacious form of treatment. On this program, Dr. John Abramson discussed Overdosed America.
Keywords: science; medicine; pharmaceutical; drugs; groks
Downloads: 5,329
[audio]Oxygen, the Menace -- Groks Science Show 2013-02-13 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Our current biosphere depends on oxygen to live but that was not always true. On this show, Joe Kirschvink joins us to talk about the vicousness of oxygen, the evolution of cyanobacteria, and the Medea hypothesis.
Keywords: pre-historic earth; geobiology; cyanobacteria; photosynthesis
Downloads: 2,108
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